Courgetti noodle salad with miso & orange dressing

As the last signs of summer fade, I thought I´d share the recipe for one of my most popular salads. The summer has been long and hot; the calendar filled with al fresco events, feeding mums and pregnant women in Barcelona. The BCN Hungry MAMAS have eaten a large part of my repertoire of dishes, but this has been a clear favourite. I´ve made it many times and although it has been served cold on a picnic table, there´s no reason it couldn´t be warmed up. This salad is mainly about the freshness of ingredients….and the dressing. Oh, that dressing!

Courgetti noodle salad ingredients
What you will need to make this dish

Ingredients:

2 courgettes, spiralized

2 carrots, spiralized

1 red onion, thinly sliced

Vermicelli rice noodles, 2 nests

Coriander, small bunch

Peanuts, 60g roasted

Nigella seeds, 2 tsp

Dressing ingredients:

1/2 an orange, juiced & zested

1 tbsp miso paste

2 tbsp honey

3 tbsp olive oil

2 tbsp rice wine vinegar

2 tbsp soy sauce

1 tbsp sesame oil

1 clove garlic, crushed

Method:

Place the rice noodles into a bowl and cover with boiling water. After 5 minutes, drain and chop with scissors into bite sized pieces.

The most fun part of this recipe is spiralizing the courgettes and carrots. It´s really satisfying!

courgetti
How can one humble courgette give you all of this?!

Put them in a bowl and add the onion, coriander and the peanuts. Mix in the noodles once they have cooled and sprinkle the nigella seeds on top.

Courgetti noodle salad closeup

Combine the dressing ingredients in a small jar and shake thoroughly to mix.

Courgetti noodle salad close

Dress the salad and serve (lime wedges add an extra bit of zing)!

Courgetti noodle salad recipe

**This salad is one of the dishes available to order as a part of the weekly meal delivery service (only available in Barcelona sadly)**

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